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NEWSLETTER: CETA-SAIBPP MoU Signing

We are excited to announce the beginning of a strategic partnership aimed at supporting our transformation initiatives. In this collaboration, both organizations have agreed to work together towards common goals and objectives to drive impactful change through the leveraging of collective expertise and resources. Download the Newsletter here. Within this…...

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SAIBPP Statement on Cabinet Reshuffle 10 March 2023

The South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) wishes to welcome the appointment of Hon Paul Mashatile as the new Deputy President of South Africa. We also wish to congratulate Minister Sihle Zikalala and Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa on their appointments as the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure and…...

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IMPACT OF THE STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS ON THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE PROPERTY SECTOR

The South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) notes, with much concern, the plans of the government as announced by the President of the Republic, in the State Of The Nation Address. The property and built environment sector in South Africa continues to serve as the bedrock of the…...

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Beware of property scams

Wherever there is money, there is a con artist trying to get in on the action. There are numerous cons relating to property doing...Read more...

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Past presidents look back

SAIBPP was founded in 1996 to facilitate the entry of new black players into the property industry as workers in various companies or as property......

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The allure of KZN

Your convention occurs at a critical time for our country when we seek to advance radical socio-economic transformation. It is taking place straight after the......

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A dynamic continent rises again

The first European explorers were amazed at the continent’s wealth. Now, after centuries of slavery and colonialism, its economies are starting to strengthen When Portuguese explorers first arrived on the East African coast at the turn of the 16th century, an anonymous recorder on the voyage of Pedro Alvares Cabral…...

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Time for collaboration

As part of the 2015 SAIBPP Convention a panel discussion took place about the pros and cons of taking South African property practitioners beyond South African borders. The panelists were Patrick Katabua, Head of SA Real Estate Transaction Manager at Cushman & Wakefield, Cushman& Wakefield; Zuki Siyotula, Executive Head: Thebe…...

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PROPERTY SECTOR CHARTER COUNCIL HAS ITS WORK CUT OUT FOR IT

The property sector has always been characterised by inequality, meaning that the property sector was closed off to previously disadvantaged players. Those who managed to break into the industry soon ran into a huge obstacle – a lack of resources (in particular, financing) to compete effectively. To remedy the situation, the Property Sector Charter Council gazetted the Property Sector charter under…...

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lost chance to shake up industry

Sisa Ngebulana, the founder and executive chairman of the Billion Group Limited and the CEO of Rebosis Property Fund, is passionate about property and feels that more could be done to transform the property industry 20 years into the country’s democracy. “The Property Charter by default doesn’t have the same teeth as other charters in other sectors of…...

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